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Choi Ji Hyun

Korea

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTKOR20903199401
NOCKorea
Born09 Mar 1994 in Cheongju 
GenderWomen
ResidenceKorea
LanguagesKorean
Higher educationSport and Recreation Studies - Yonsei University: Seoul, KOR
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.880 01 Feb 2019 Dresden  
    1000m 1:29.334 10 Nov 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Championships
Event  
World Championships
    3000m Relay 1      
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay 1      
    Overall 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/jihyun.choi.961  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport seriously at age 10 in Cheongju, Republic of Korea.  
Name of coachSong Kyung-Taek [national], KOR  
Reason for choosing this sportShe was influenced by her older brother.  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolRussian short track skater Victor An. (Athlete, 11 Feb 2016)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the overall competition at the 2010 World Junior Championships in Taipei, Chinese Taipei. (Athlete, 11 Feb 2016; SportsDeskOnline, 10 Dec 2015)  
NicknamesShort Track Princess (KUSF Magazine, 25 Jun 2015)  
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships Overall1  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 World Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2012/2013 World Championships 3000m Relay4  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2015/2016 World Cup Nagoya 3000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Montreal, QC 3000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Shanghai 3000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Toronto, ON 3000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay1  
    2012/2013 World Cup Calgary, AB 3000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Almaty 3000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m2  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Dresden 3000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 Dresden 3000m Relay4  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m6  
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m7  
    2015/2016 Dresden 3000m Relay8  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m10  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m10  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay11  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m12  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m13  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m14  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m14  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m16  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m18  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m19  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m21  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m21  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m23  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m23  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m27  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m28  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m31  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m38  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m42